BorrowBox is a free app from Bolinda Publishing where you can borrow a range of e-books and audiobooks that you can access on your mobile device. Titles available include fiction books to uplift, relax to, inspire or simply enjoy. There is also a great range of non-fiction titles to support your wellbeing, equality, diversity and inclusion, and work-related topics such as leadership, time-management and communication.
Enjoy stories on the BorrowBox app with accessibility features, including choice of colour paper, font styles and font sizes. The app is also compatible with your mobile device’s screen reader. Accessible anywhere at any time. Listen to audiobooks or read eBooks during your break or whenever your have 5 minutes to refresh and reset.
For a limited time [until 31st March 2024], you can now get free access to a range of popular e-magazines to support your wellbeing through BorrowBox. Get inspiration for healthy eating, motivation for keeping active and getting out into your garden or the great outdoors, grow your hobbies and interests or simply keep in the know with current affairs, science, technology.and sport.
If you already have the BorrowBox app, browse the epress icon at the bottom of the home screen for a list of titles.Borrow the most recent issue or subscribe to a title (no charge) to automatically receive the latest issue. Back issues are also included but the extent of back issue access will vary by title. If you need any help please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Setting up and using BorrowBox
First, you will need to contact the library with your Library membership number and ask to be added to BorrowBox. We will then send you some instructions on what to do next.
BorrowBox newsletters will run twice a year - once each in the Spring and Autumn- highlighting new additions to the library and key resources for awareness events.
To sign up, you can select the option during the registration process, or once in the app, select the person icon at the top right hand corner > Account Details > Newsletter > select 'Library'- it will turn green.